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28 Nov 2022
A special postbox has appeared in Shrewsbury town centre, giving youngsters the chance to send a letter to Father Christmas.  The postbox is underneath the Old Market Hall in The Square, and the last date for posting is December 19.  The large traditional Christmas tree, supplied by Leaton Forest, has also returned alongside the postbox as part of Shrewsbury BID’s festive campaign in the town...
Traders launch Shrewsbury Market Hall Winter Warmers
21 Nov 2022
Shrewsbury Market Hall is throwing a series of ‘Winter Warmer’ events every Wednesday evening, from November 23 to December 14, to sprinkle some festive sparkle with late night shopping and food and drink. Winter Warmers will see gift stalls, cafes and bars open up to 8pm.There will be appearances from Disney characters to entertain children on November 30 and December 7 too. And the market’s...
Chris Gumbley Quintet
15 Nov 2022
Chris Gumbley Quintet - Music of Cannonball Adderley Dec 10 £23/£12 U22 Alto player Chris Gumbley returns to SJN at the Hive with a superb quintet dedicated to re-creating the wonderful sound of the Cannonball Adderley quintet of the 50’s & 60’s: Neil Yates (Trumpet), Andrzej Baranek (Piano), Tom Hill (Double bass) & Carl Hemmingsley (Drums). All familiar faces to the Hive will delight...
11 Nov 2022
Russell Lucas, director, actor, and producer is bringing his theatrical know-how to Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery for a two-day workshop on November 19 & 20. Partnering with Arts Alive, a rural touring scheme in Shropshire and Herefordshire, who bring professional performances to village halls and other community venues, Russell’s two-day workshop will be a chance to inspire and enable...
Much Ado about Jazz duo Chris Gumbley and Al Gurr
08 Nov 2022
A jazz show for those who like jazz, as well as those who don’t, paired with a fine-dining experience. Much Ado about Jazz comes to Upton Magna Memorial Hall on Saturday, November 19. This unique two-man show is an irresistible combination of classic jazz (think Gershwin and Brubeck), and dry humour incorporating plenty of audience interaction! The Haughmond, a local coaching inn based in Upton...
The Syrian Baker performance
08 Nov 2022
An evening of friends with stories, freshly made bread, Syrian coffee and Mamoull is coming to the SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle on Thursday November 10. The Syrian Baker is a show about knowing where you belong, how small actions can make the biggest difference and about how much we all have in common. With 5% of the world’s population on the move at any one time, desperate to get away from...
30 Oct 2022
The stunning multi-award winning documentary film "Love Around the World" will be screened in Shrewsbury at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 1 November at Theatre Severn. The event will include a Q&A with film-makers Anđela and Davor Rostuhar, who are currently on tour in the UK and Ireland where the film is being exclusively shown to the public.  ‘Love Around the World’ is a beautiful, culturally, and...
19 Oct 2022
Jasmin Vardimon: Alice Theatre Severn 18th-19th October 2022 Over the years there has been many ways that the story of Alice in Wonderland has been represented, re-packaged and re-sold to myriad of generations. It lends itself well to interpretation. Could that be because Lewis Carroll, with his mind skewed by opiates, was far from clear on any meanings that his story might have? Possibly: But it...
14 Oct 2022
Publisher, Penguin, is inviting crime-craving and thriller-thirsty bookworms to the world’s most thrilling book premiere to mark the launch of the latest instalment of the popular Alex Cross series from bestselling crime and thriller author, James Patterson.  Triple Cross, the 30th book in the Alex Cross series, is set to hit shelves on the 27th October. To celebrate this moment fans and thrill...
10 Oct 2022
It’s ‘lights out and away we go’ as one of the most popular events in the UK’s motorsport calendar crosses the line into Shropshire for a two day festival celebrating the best of rallying history. Racing enthusiasts are gearing up for the 2022 Historic Rally Festival which will feature a night stage at Weston Park on Saturday, October 15, before a full day of racing in the grounds of the stately...
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